Facebook Internationalization Business Manager in Seattle, Washington

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Summary:

Languages are key to our mission of bringing the world closer together. The Facebook family of apps is currently available in 100+ languages and we are adding many more. 88% of people already use our products from outside of North America and we continue to expand internationally. To enable our continued growth and help us scale, the Internationalization Team is looking for an experienced Business Manager to support financial planning and operations, budgeting and reporting, and vendor management.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to define, drive and manage these high visibility areas. The ideal candidate is passionate about internationalization, and is able to demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills, financial acumen, detail orientation and being a team player.

Required Skills:

  1. Support vendor negotiations and manage contracts

  2. Support evaluation, on-boarding, training of vendors

  3. Track, report on and analyze spend, manage POs and validate invoices

  4. Communicate status and vendor performance internally and externally

  5. Serve as a point of escalation for vendors

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS in Business Administration, Information Technology, a related discipline or equivalent experience

  2. 3+ years of Vendor Management experience (localization or translation industry)

  3. Experience with external and executive level communication and presentations

  4. Experience processing and analyzing data sets, and interpret them to make business decisions

  5. Working knowledge of SQL

  6. Experience driving results in cross-functional teams

  7. Experience prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously

  8. Experience managing administrative functions for a department or for a complete line of business

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. 2+ years of experience in localization

  2. Demonstrated process improvement experience

  3. Experience with contract negotiations

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.